THE FIRST DAY OF AUTUMN - PHOTO JOURNAL
The First Day of Autumn is a deeply personal and intimate photographic journal that documents the last stages of my step father's battle with cancer. Taken over the last 6 months of his life as we all came to terms with the bleak and inevitable outcome of his terminal illness.
Añar / அஞர்/ මනෝඝාතය
A collaborative dance film, Añar, portrays a Sri Lankan dancer who was abducted and tortured by the Sri Lankan security forces after the end of the war in 2009. The title of the film, taken from the title of a poem by Cheran means Trauma in English but in Tamil and Sinhalese the word more specifically denotes a complex trauma resulting from war.
Featuring in November's issue of the British Cinematographer - Meet the New Wave, Fresh Blood. Christopher Sabogal speaks to us about his best and worst moment on set, the best thing about being a DP and his aspirations for the future.
BORDERLAND TX - PHOTO JOURNAL
Personal photo project Borderland TX poetically explores the human spirit in the immense, primitive and mystical landscape of West Texas - a historic landscape of beauty and power, struggle and survival. It forms the ever present atmospheric backdrop as we delve into the soul of the characters and small communities that have and still inhabit this land.
ORANGE - MATTHIJS VAN HEIJNINGEN
New christmas TV commercial for Orange directed by Matthijs Van Heijningen for Soixan7e Quin5e. Two neighbours compete in a lights battle to have the best Christmas light show in their street and go to extremes to beat each other.
ROAD SAFETY - GIOACCHINO PETRONICCE
TV Commercial for the Road Safety Authority directed by Gioacchino Petronicce for Moonwalk films. It is an unsettling film which is all about a loss of control, and a preventable one at that. We witness a man tumbling through a dark vacuum as he desperately tries to cling onto the people that he loves before he comes back with a thud to a sickening reality.